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NPR's Mara Liasson looks back on a week of political upheaval: new leadership in Donald Trump's campaign, and changes to the Clinton Global Initiative and Clinton Foundation.
Aug. 21, 2016
There's been another bloody attack in Turkey. Officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding near the Syrian border. NPR's Peter Kenyon joins Rachel Martin with the latest.
Aug. 21, 2016
Nearly 27 percent of the people in the country are 65 or older. NPR's Ina Jaffe visited Japan and tells Rachel Martin what she learned about why the population is aging.
Aug. 21, 2016
Images of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, stunned after he was pulled from the rubble in Aleppo, have resonated worldwide. Activists say his brother was injured in the same airstrike and later died.
Aug. 21, 2016
When the risk and mistrust outweigh the financial gain, who becomes a police officer? William Noel in Annapolis, Md., tells Rachel Martin about joining the force.
Aug. 21, 2016
The state now sees wildfires that are on average bigger than ever and that burn through more of the year. Cal Fire's Southern Region information officer Michael Mohler speaks to Rachel Martin.
Aug. 21, 2016
Social media feeds have been peppered with the hashtag #firstsevenjobs for the past few weeks. NPR's Rachel Martin shares her list, from store window mannequin to English teacher in Japan.
Aug. 21, 2016
The International Space Station conducted a spacewalk this week to mark 15 years in space. Three people who've walked in space share their miraculous — and miserable — experiences.
Aug. 21, 2016
Tens of thousands in Louisiana were surprised by floods last week. In a changing climate, what more can be done to warn communities that the weather can do things they aren't used to?
Aug. 21, 2016
Trump is hoping to woo black voters back to the "Party of Lincoln." While African Americans are a reliable voting bloc for Democrats, his poll numbers are especially low even for a Republican nominee.
Aug. 21, 2016
More than 100 Russian athletes were banned from the Rio Olympics. Rachel Martin speaks to German TV journalist Hajo Seppelt, who helped break the story of the program in Russia in a documentary.
Aug. 21, 2016
It can be a major budget item for families. Rachel Martin talks to Rebecca Resman, a mother of two, who after trying out several different child care options, decided she couldn't afford to work.
Aug. 21, 2016
Jonah Hill and Todd Phillips talk with Rachel Martin about their "War Dogs," which tells the mostly-true story of two pot-smoking 20-year-olds who win a $300 million U.S. government weapons contract.
Aug. 21, 2016
Here are the athletes who struck an emotional chord, some for better, some for worse, at the Rio games that end on Sunday.
Aug. 21, 2016
Both candidates had record months for collecting cash.
Aug. 21, 2016
For two years, the humiliating loss to Germany at the 2014 World Cup semi-final haunted the men's soccer team of Brazil. Saturday night, they played Germany again, and this time, it went Brazil's way.
Aug. 21, 2016
Many doubted whether the city, suffering unprecedented political and economic upheaval, could host such a large event. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro tells Rachel Martin how it all played out.
Aug. 21, 2016
The U.S. swimmer seemed contrite as he took "full responsibility" for an exaggerated version of the events. He apologized for tarnishing the accomplishments of Olympians with his "immature behavior."
Aug. 20, 2016
In an action packed night on the track, Mo Farah completed a tough distance running double, winning the 5,000 meters to go with his earlier victory in the 10,000 meters.
Aug. 20, 2016
The blast ripped through the celebration in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday. The Turkish deputy prime minister says the attack appears to have been the work of a suicide bomber.
Aug. 20, 2016

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